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What impact does diet have on biodiversity loss?

By Flora Southey

A study comparing the effects of vegan, vegetarian, and omnivorous diets on biodiverse ‘hotspots’ in the tropics has been published by researchers in Scotland and Germany.

Brussels Bulletin: A round-up of news and views from the EU

Brussels Bulletin: A round-up of news and views from the EU

By Flora Southey

In this edition of the Brussels Bulletin, the European Union agrees to accept 35,000 tonnes of non-hormone treated beef from the United States, EFSA questions the safety of a whipworm egg as a food supplement, and pesticide chlorphyrifos comes under the...

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NPD trend tracker: From discount fusion to 'healthy' treats

By Katy Askew

This week's round-up of innovation from across Europe sees the opening of a meatless butcher and the launch of some unusual 'fusion' cuisine from discounter Aldi. Healthier options are also on display, with the introduction of 'better-for-you'...

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Children ‘exceed’ acceptable daily intake of phosphates, EFSA finds

By Katy Askew

A new opinion published by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has concluded that some population groups – particularly infants, children and adolescents – have too many phosphates in their diets. The opinion calls for a maximum level of phosphates...

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Seafood Scotland launches blueprint for growth

By Oliver Morrison

Scotland’s seafood industry unveils a blueprint for “growth that is equitable and profitable, with the entire supply chain, from sea to shelf, pulling together for success”.

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